Equipment Spotlight: Lasers

Lasers from AGL Construction Lasers, Apache Technologies, Topcon Positioning Systems, Leica Geosystems and AGATEC Construction Lasers.

AGL Construction Lasers
The new GradeLight 3000 introduced by AGL is the shortest pipe laser available. The GL3000 will also compensate up to 6 degrees in its cross axis. The GL3000 has several exclusive features: it incorporates a vertical rotating laser beam that one can use for manual alignment of the laser beam or with the optional AutoTarget, simply press the alignment button and the laser beam will automatically align itself. AGL invented the first pipe laser over 40 years ago and continues to manufacture lasers at its U.S. factory in Arkansas. 800.643.9696,

Apache Technologies
The ARROW 2 pipe laser provides the utility contractor with a rugged, reliable tool that stands up to the demands of tough jobsite conditions and has the features required to lay pipe fast and accurately. Almost 5 milliwatts produces a bright red spot. The pipe laser is accurate on grade to ±1/16 inch at 100 feet. All metal construction is rugged with heavy-duty cables and accessories. For remote line control, set line from either end of the pipe. Self-leveling throughout the entire grade range does not require help to get to the higher grade settings. ARROW 2 is totally waterproof as it is purged with nitrogen. Quick charging keeps users and running on 24 hour use on four hour charge. The ARROW 2 system contains the pipe laser, infrared remote line control, universal target, base extensions for 8 and 10 inch pipe, a heavy-duty 12-volt power cable, 110-volt charger and a carrying case. 937.482.0200,

Topcon Positioning Systems
Topcon’s TP-L4B is the perfect entry-level utility laser for those in search of high accuracy and great features at an economical price. TP-L4B features include: automatic line centering and grade zeroing; bright, easy-to-read rear display; long-range spot quality; and RC-200 radio remote for complete control of all metal, waterproof housing so you know it’ll survive even under the toughest conditions. 925.245.8300,

Leica Geosystems
The Leica Piper series of pipe lasers are perfect for storm and sanitary sewer construction, gravity flow pipe line and anywhere grade and line are required with a single beam. Choose from the Piper 100 or the Piper 200 with Alignmaster. Powerful and compact, the Leica Piper is the only pipe laser that fits inside a four-inch pipe. Both models feature a highly visible red beam with large easy to read LCD display. Other benefits include line and grade locks; wide line adjustment; over full range of self-leveling; wireless remote control; rock solid metal housing; a rechargeable Lithium-Ion battery pack; and 100 percent waterproof. 770.447.6361,

AGATEC Construction Lasers
The A710S automatic dual grade laser is designed to work on any job site. It’s ideal for machine control, site work, leveling, alignment and layout. It can be used as a pipe laser for runs up to 100 feet and grades up to 10 percent. The handle is detachable for us in 6-inch pipes. LCD on keypad displays laser functions and status. Other features include: one-touch fully automatic leveling, single or dual slope grade control, rugged waterproof metal housing, automatic and manual modes, H.I. Alert to prevent errors, and electronic field calibration that saves trips to the repair shop. It has an electronic left and right adjustable visible beam for layout and short-run sewer connections. 800.643.9696,

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